Billy Strachan

RAF Officer, Communist, Civil Rights Pioneer,
Legal Administrator, Internationalist and
ABOVE ALL CARIBBEAN MAN
by David Horsley

A CLS publication
To obtain a copy or for further information contact the author at ukdavid.d@gmail.com

Billy Strachan was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He arrived in England in March 1940 and joined the Royal Air Force. He became an air gunner and then a flight lieutenant. He returned briefly to Jamaica and then came back to England in 1947. He was a member of the Communist Party and the secretary of the London branch of the Caribbean Labour Congress. He founded a monthly … Read on ...

Cutlass 13

Cutlass Issue 13 is now available for download…

Articles on:

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  • US Invasion of Grenada ­ 35th Anniversary
  • Black Tudors:The Untold Story
  • Nicaragua in the Context of the Failed Coup
  • Pollution threatens the Caribbean
  • Justice for LGBT
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Cutlass 12

The Windrush Scandal is Not Over Yet

The government response to the scandal over the treatment of immigrants from the Caribbean has been a shambles.
The campaign for justice must go on.
Special issue of Cutlass can be downloaded here…Read on ...